High School Sports

  • Softball: Brighton-Prairie View tilt rescheduled

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton and Prairie View will play their rivalry softball game at 4 p.m., Oct. 1, at Prairie View.

    he game will determine the conference champion. Both teams are 7-0 in Eastern Metro Athletic Conference play. BHS is 14-1, while Prairie View is 15-2. Both teams will play one game this week ahead of their rivalry contest.

    Melissa Rahrich leads the Bulldogs in hitting (.667 batting average) and in pitching (67 strikeouts in 61 innings and an earned-run average of 1.84).

  • Softball: Home-run fest goes to Brighton vs. Wheat Ridge

    BRIGHTON -- Brighton turned back Wheat Ridge, the defending state 4A softball champions, 10-6 Sept. 26 in Brighton.

    The two teams combined for a half-dozen home runs. Brighton hit four, and two came early. Melissa Rahrich and Kayla Michel hit back-to-back homers in the first inning. Brittany Abeyta and Natalie Sanchez also hit homers for BHS.

  • Warriors sit in ninth place in state 3A volleyball poll

    AURORA -- Eagle Ridge Academy's volleyball team cracked the top 10 this week in the latest chsaanow.com state volleyball poll in class 3A.

    The Warriors (10-2) are ninth in the rankings. They won their only match last week.

    The rest of the top 10 includes Eaton, Valley, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs Christian, Bayfield, Platte Valley, University, Peak to Peak and Sterling high schools.

  • T-Hawks pick up road volleyball win



    Narelle Crist

    Contributing writer


    ARVADA — Prairie View girls’ volleyball took home another win Sept. 19 at Pomona High School in a close, hard-fought match. The scores were 23-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18, 15-9

  • Eagle Ridge Academy netters sweep Denver Science and Technology

    Eagle Ridge swept past the Denver School of Science and Technology in straight sets Sept. 11 in Brighton.

    “The girls played a great first set,” said ERA coach Stephanie Hose. “They were able to eliminate their errors and successfully win every serve/receive. Our team had some problems with serve receive in the next two sets but was able to pull out wins.”

  • Brighton athletic schedule Sept. 29

    Here is today's Brighton area prep sports schedule:

    Golf: State 5A golf tournament, Colorado Springs Country Club, all day

    Softball: Brighton @ Cherry Creek, 4:30 p.m.

  • BHS umbrella booster club raffle; drawing is Oct. 17

    Brighton High School’s umbrella booster club put together a fall raffle.

    Tickets are $100 each (only 300 tickets are available), and proceeds benefit the sports programs at the school.

  • BHS scoreboard


    Brighton scored 10 runs in the first inning and added 14 more in the second frame and beat Hinkley 24-0 in Aurora Sept. 23. The game was stopped after the third inning because of the state's mercy rule.

    Melissa Rahrich had two doubles and four RBIs for the Bulldogs. Audrey Kobi had three hits, including a double, and four RBIs. Jelena Todd and Breanna Wroblewski had three RBIs.

    Nikki Abeyta struck out four in two innings of pitching. Wroblewski struck out all three batters she faced.

  • Prairie View scoreboard


    Prairie View and Northglenn played to a 2-2, double-overtime tie in Brighton Sept. 22.

    Nicholas Maldonado and Adriano Gonzales-Macias scored the goals for the ThunderHawks. Marco Ramirez had two saves in 20 minutes in goal for PVHS. Mario Godoy recorded 11 saves in 70 minutes.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard


    Eagle Ridge turned back Shining Mountain 25-9, 25-14, 20-25, 25-10 in Brighton Sept. 23.

    The Warriors swept past Campion Academy in three sets. Set scores and stats were not available. The Warriors are 12-2 this season.